GOLDEN GOPHER BASKETBALL

Gopher Basketball 2002-2003 Season

2002-2003 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/08/2002 Exhibition
Minnesota State-Mankato
W 96-74
11/17/2002 Exhibition
Team Nike
W 115-71
11/24/2002 North Carolina-Asheville W 87-81
11/30/2002 Georgia W 72-69
12/04/2002 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Georgia Tech
W 64-63
12/06/2002 Bethune-Cookman W 79-52
12/08/2002 @ Nebraska L 60-80
12/10/2002 Arkansas-Little Rock W 86-84 OT
12/13/2002 Fairleigh Dickinson W 104-66
12/22/2002 @ Oregon L 81-90
12/28/2002 Texas Tech L 89-99
01/01/2003 Oral Roberts W 85-80
01/04/2003 Sacred Heart W 79-46
01/07/2003 Illinois L 70-76
01/15/2003 @ Wisconsin L 50-66
01/18/2003 Michigan State W 77-69
01/22/2003 @ Michigan L 63-75
01/25/2003 Northwestern W 74-57
01/29/2003 @ Penn State W 76-75
02/01/2003 Michigan W 87-80
02/05/2003 @ Ohio State L 68-73
02/08/2003 Purdue W 90-68
02/12/2003 Iowa W 77-64
02/19/2003 @ Northwestern W 73-61
02/22/2003 Penn State W 77-62
02/26/2003 @ Michigan State L 61-71
03/02/2003 Wisconsin L 61-69
03/04/2003 @ Indiana L 70-74
03/09/2003 @ Illinois L 60-84
03/13/2003 Big Ten 1st Round
vs. Northwestern
L 64-76
03/19/2003 NIT 1st Round
@ St. Louis
W 62-52
03/24/2003 NIT 2nd Round
Hawaii
W 84-70
03/27/2003 NIT Quarterfinals
@ Temple
W 63-58 OT
04/01/2003 NIT Semifinals
vs. Georgetown
L 74-88
04/03/2003 NIT 3rd place
vs. Texas Tech
L 61-71

2002-2003 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Wisconsin 12 4 .750 24 8 .750
Illinois 11 5 .688 25 7 .781
Michigan 10 6 .625 17 13 .567
Purdue 10 6 .625 19 11 .633
Michigan State 10 6 .625 22 13 .629
Minnesota 8 8 .500 19 14 .576
Indiana 8 8 .500 21 13 .618
Ohio State 7 9 .438 17 15 .531
Iowa 7 9 .438 17 14 .548
Northwestern 3 13 .188 12 17 .414
Penn State 2 14 .125 7 21 .250

Season notes:

Coached by Dan Monson (4th season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

2002-2003 Poll Results

Associated Press ESPN/USA Today
1. Kentucky (70) 29-3 1,774
2. Arizona (1) 25-3 1,686
3. Oklahoma 24-6 1,589
4. Pittsburgh 26-4 1,539
5. Texas 22-6 1,498
6. Kansas 25-7 1,450
7. Duke 24-6 1,224
8. Wake Forest 24-5 1,160
9. Marquette 23-5 1,147
10. Florida 24-7 1,141
11. Illinois 24-6 1,101
12. Xavier (OH) 25-5 1,006
13. Syracuse 24-5 968
14. Louisville 24-6 826
15. Creighton 29-4 605
16. Dayton 24-5 584
17. Maryland 19-9 580
18. Stanford 23-8 539
19. Memphis 23-6 468
20. Mississippi State 21-9 372
21. Wisconsin 22-7 369
22. Notre Dame 22-9 313
23. Connecticut 21-9 225
24. Missouri 21-10 199
25. Georgia 19-8 141
1. Syracuse
2. Kansas
3. Texas
4. Kentucky
5. Arizona
6. Marquette
7. Oklahoma
8. Pittsburgh
9. Duke
10. Maryland
11. Connecticut
12. Wake Forest
13. Illinois
13. Wisconsin
15. Notre Dame
16. Florida
17. Xavier (OH)
18. Michigan State
19. Louisville
20. Stanford
21. Butler
22. Missouri
23. Creighton
24. Oklahoma State
25. Dayton


2002-2003 Big Ten/ACC Challenge


ACC wins 5-4

December 2/3 December 4
Florida State 80, Iowa 67
Duke 91, Ohio State 76
Clemson 79, Penn State 70
Indiana 80, Maryland 74 (OT)
Illinois 92, North Carolina 65
Minnesota 64, Georgia Tech 63
North Carolina State 74, Northwestern 49
Michigan State 82, Virginia 75
Wake Forest 90, Wisconsin 80


2002-2003 Big Ten Tournament

First Round Second Round
#8 Ohio State 66, #9 Iowa 64
#10 Northwestern 76, #7 Minnesota 64
#6 Indiana 77, #11 Penn State 49
#8 Ohio State 58, #1 Wisconsin 50
#5 Michigan State 54, #4 Purdue 42
#2 Illinois 94, #10 Northwestern 65
#6 Indiana 63, #3 Michigan 56
Semifinals Finals
#8 Ohio State 55, #5 Michigan State 54
#2 Illinois 73, #6 Indiana 72
#2 Illinois 72, #8 Ohio State 59


2002-2003 National Invitation Tournament


Opening Round

Charleston 71, Kent State 66
Providence 67, Richmond 49
Temple 68, Drexel 59
Boston College 90, Fairfield 78
Siena 74, Villanova 59
Western Michigan 63, Illinois-Chicago 62
Iowa State 76, Wichita State 65
Iowa 62, Valparaiso 60


First Round

Wyoming 78, Eastern Washington 71
North Carolina 83, DePaul 72
Georgetown 70, Tennessee 60
Providence 69, Charleston 64
Temple 75, Boston College 62
Rhode Island 61, Seton Hall 60
Minnesota 62, St. Louis 52
Hawaii 85, UNLV 68
St. John's (NY) 62, Boston U 57
Virginia 89, Brown 73
Alabama-Birmingham 82, Louisiana-Lafayette 80
Siena 68, Western Michigan 62
Iowa 54, Iowa State 53
Georgia Tech 72, Ohio State 58
San Diego State 67, California-Santa Barbara 62 (OT)
Texas Tech 66, Nevada 65


Second Round

North Carolina 90, Wyoming 74
Georgetown 67, Providence 58
Temple 61, Rhode Island 53
Minnesota 84, Hawaii 70
St. John's (NY) 73, Virginia 63
Alabama-Birmingham 80, Siena 71
Georgia Tech 79, Iowa 78
Texas Tech 57, San Diego State 48


Quarterfinals

Georgetown 79, North Carolina 74
Minnesota 63, Temple 58
St. John's (NY) 79, Alabama-Birmingham 71
Texas Tech 80, Georgia Tech 72


NIT Final Four

Semifinals Finals
Georgetown 88, Minnesota 74
St. John's (NY) 64, Texas Tech 63
St. John's (NY) 70, Georgetown 67


2002-2003 NCAA Tournament


Play-In Game

South
North Carolina-Asheville 92, Texas Southern 84


First Round

South East
#1 Texas 82, #16 North Carolina-Asheville 61
#9 Purdue 80, #8 LSU 56
#5 Connecticut 58, #12 BYU 53
#4 Stanford 77, #13 San Diego 69
#6 Maryland 75, #11 North Carolina-Wilmington 73
#3 Xavier (OH) 71, #14 Troy State 59
#7 Michigan State 79, #10 Colorado 64
#2 Florida 85, #15 Sam Houston 55
#1 Oklahoma 71, #16 South Carolina State 54
#8 California 76, #9 North Carolina State 74 (OT)
#12 Butler 47, #5 Mississippi State 46
#4 Louisville 86, #13 Austin Peay 64
#6 Oklahoma State 77, #11 Penn 63
#3 Syracuse 76, #14 Manhattan 65
#10 Auburn 65, #7 St. Joseph's (PA) 63 (OT)
#2 Wake Forest 76, #15 East Tennessee State 73
Midwest West
#1 Kentucky 95, #16 IUPUI 64
#9 Utah 60, #8 Oregon 58
#5 Wisconsin 81, #12 Weber State 74
#13 Tulsa 84, #4 Dayton 71
#6 Missouri 72, #11 Southern Illinois 71
#3 Marquette 72, #14 Holy Cross 68
#7 Indiana 67, #10 Alabama 62
#2 Pittsburgh 87, #15 Wagner 61
#1 Arizona 80, #16 Vermont 51
#9 Gonzaga 74, #8 Cincinnati 69
#5 Notre Dame 70, #12 Wisconsin-Milwaukee 69
#4 Illinois 65, #13 Western Kentucky 60
#11 Central Michigan 79, #6 Creighton 73
#3 Duke 67, #14 Colorado State 57
#10 Arizona State 84, #7 Memphis 71
#2 Kansas 64, #15 Utah State 61


Second Round

South East
#1 Texas 77, #9 Purdue 67
#5 Connecticut 85, #4 Stanford 74
#6 Maryland 77, #3 Xavier (OH) 64
#7 Michigan State 68, #2 Florida 46
#1 Oklahoma 74, #8 California 65
#12 Butler 79, #4 Louisville 71
#3 Syracuse 68, #6 Oklahoma State 56
#10 Auburn 68, #2 Wake Forest 62
Midwest West
#1 Kentucky 74, #9 Utah 54
#5 Wisconsin 61, #13 Tulsa 60
#3 Marquette 101, #6 Missouri 92 (OT)
#2 Pittsburgh 74, #7 Indiana 52
#1 Arizona 96, #9 Gonzaga 95 (2OT)
#5 Notre Dame 68, #4 Illinois 60
#3 Duke 86, #11 Central Michigan 60
#2 Kansas 108, #10 Arizona State 76


Sweet Sixteen

South East
#1 Texas 82, #5 Connecticut 78
#7 Michigan State 60, #6 Maryland 58
#1 Oklahoma 65, #12 Butler 54
#3 Syracuse 79, #10 Auburn 78
Midwest West
#1 Kentucky 63, #5 Wisconsin 57
#3 Marquette 77, #2 Pittsburgh 74
#1 Arizona 88, #5 Notre Dame 71
#2 Kansas 69, #3 Duke 65


Elite Eight

South East
#1 Texas 85, #7 Michigan State 76 #3 Syracuse 63, #1 Oklahoma 47
Midwest West
#3 Marquette 83, #1 Kentucky 69 #2 Kansas 78, #1 Arizona 75


Final Four

Semifinals Finals
Syracuse 95, Texas 84
Kansas 94, Marquette 61
Syracuse 81, Kansas 78

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